Man beaten to death
A man was beaten to death allegedly by his rival following an altercation over a piece of disputed land at Khorusa village in Jhikargachha upazila on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Faruk, son of Habibur Rahman of the village. Locals said there was a longstanding conflict between Habibur Rahman and his step- brother Surot Ali over the land. Locals said an altercation ensued between them over the issue at noon. At on stage, Surot Ali and his supporters attacked the house of Habibur and beat up Faruk with sticks when he tried to resist them, leaving him dead on the spot. On information, police recovered the body and sent it to the hospital morgue for autopsy.